Giuseppe Arcimboldo was a 16th-century artist who liked to play with his food, transforming it into the building blocks of many of his fantastical portraits. Artist Philip Haas has taken those portraits out of museums, reinterpreting them as colossal statues that interact with the natural environment.
Unmistakeable blonde hair and a twinkle in her eye -- do you recognize this portrait of one of America's most iconic actresses at age five?...
Om nom nom nom. Photographer Ronald Wittek from Speyer, Germany snapped this awesome group portrait of a madness of marmots contentedly snacking on tasty biscuits at the Hohe Tauern National Park in Austria. [via Telegraph.co.uk]
Rihanna always finds a way to up the Instagram ante. In her latest self portrait, the sexy singer rocks robe and sunglasses, not to mention a short blonde wig, with the caption "Just a casual day at the office." Rihanna has an office? Who knew. Show More Summary
Dina Hampton does something unique in writing about the history, meaning and legacy of the 1960s in the United States. She gives us intimate portraits of three very different people whose lives were forged in the red hot political cauldron...Show More Summary
Reviewed by Gordon Sullivan Quote: "Vivid portraits of some of the most significant figures of '60s culture and glimpses of the East Village as it was almost half a century ago."
Jeff Christensen paints oil portraits from a more macabre dimension, spotlighting fearsome gods, tortured monsters, and animals engaged in vicious magic. They would serve as fabulous concept art for a surreal horror fantasy film. Read more...
Get out so you can head to the drive-in, catch a 1960's avant-garde flick or celebrate LGBT pride. [ more › ]
Yes I know it was last week but I only found this portrait yesterday. It’s in the laneway running parallel to and just east of Nicholson St between Westgarth and Leicester streets. … Fitzroyalty - hyperlocal news about Melbourne's first suburb: Fitzroy 3065 by Brian Ward is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5 Australia License.
Stitcher just announced a new car mode for its iPhone app, bringing a simplified interface that works in both portrait and landscape positions. Accessible by tapping the Stitcher logo at the top of the screen, car mode offers a pared-down version of the app's standard UI, with bigger buttons and only the essential audio controls. Show More Summary
The Smithsonian?s National Portrait Gallery opened a new exhibition, ?Mr. Time: Portraits by Boris Chaliapin,? May 17, which features covers he produced during his 28 years with Time magazine. Chaliapin?s colleagues aptly nicknamed him ?Mr. Show More Summary
This impressionist oil painting caught my eye today: Portrait of Eleanor Slater (1911) by American artist Robert Henri. Who? you might ask. Eleanor was the granddaughter of Samuel Slater, known as the Father of the American Industrial Revolution. Show More Summary
Post by Lindsay Mannering When Kate Middleton's official portrait was unveiled in January, most everyone was taken aback by its rottenness. The artist made the Duchess look 53, when she's only 31. Her eyes were made to look beady, her chin was enlarged, and her mouth was drawn in a tight, unhappy line. Show More Summary
Photographers using the Nikon 1 system will soon have another option when it comes to shooting portraits with a shallow depth-of-field, after Nikon announced the release of the 1 NIKKOR 32mm f/1.2 lens. The new lens also boasts a string...Show More Summary
Hear the word museum and, odds are, you conjure up an image of portrait halls and sculpture gardens -- the traditional home of traditional art. However, the world is a huge, creative and even quirky place, and there are museums around the globe that reflect this diversity of passions.
Admirers of the well-dressed man, look no further. … Read More
What do Bea Arthur's nude portrait, Richard Branson in drag, and the best Vines of Ryan Gosling refusing to eat cereal have in common? They're all in this week's episode of Top That. This time around we had so much to share that we've...Show More Summary
Italian photographer Enzo Barracco is known mainly for his fashion and portrait work but last year, inspired by a book on British explorer Ernest Shackleton, he self-funded a trip to the Antarctic.
Shooting with Piotr–Captured at the local park on a sunny afternoon, fresh face Piotr Wrobel (Rebel Models) steps before the lens of photographer Asia Typek for an intimate portrait series. Adopting a bad boy mentality, Piotr is styled by Kama Majewska, who dresses the up and comer in casual separates finished with a grungy edge. [...]
Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum is selling a limited number of copies of the Dutch master's sketchbooks for the first time, providing rare insight into his life and the origin of some of his most famous portraits, the museum said on Thursday. Show More Summary